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  • Lived Spaces of Infant-Toddler Education and Careby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book conceptualizes the ?lived spaces? of infant and toddler early education and care settings by bringing together international authors researching within diverse theoretical frameworks. It highlights diverse ways of understanding the experiences of very young children by exposing the ways that the authors are grappling with the unknown. The... more...

  • Kriminologie ländlicher Räumeby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 49.99

    ?Ländliche Räume wurden trotz ihrer sozialräumlichen Besonderheiten bislang kriminologisch kaum umfassend und differenziert betrachtet. Mit dieser Studie liegt eine mittels mehrperspektivischem Forschungsansatz erstellte Kriminologische Regionalanalyse für einen gesamten Landkreis vor. Die Autoren stellen den Einsatz klassischer Forschungsmethoden... more...

  • Early Childhoods in a Changing Worldby

    Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    How is the nature of childhood changing? What challenges do children face as they grow up? This book examines: the impact of new technologies, policy, and early education; poverty, changing family circumstances and living in care; and case studies of childhood in certain African countries, the UK, US, Australia, and, Western and Eastern Europe. more...

  • Policing Across Bordersby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    Examining international security issues at global and local level, this book combines law enforcement research with practitioner experience. It analyzes key challenges confronting the law enforcement community, particularly illegal trafficking and terrorism.  more...

  • Changing Familiesby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1. The Ethics of Intervention.- 2. Changing Families through Parent and Family Education: Review and Analysis.- 3. A Balancing Act: Preserving Family Autonomy and Protecting the Child.- 4. School, Occupation, Culture, and Family: The Impact of Parental Schooling on the Parent-Child Relationship.- 5. Parents? Beliefs about Child Socialization: A Study... more...

  • Kriminalität, Ökonomie und Europäischer Sozialstaatby

    Physica-Verlag HD 2013; US$ 69.95

     Das Buch liefert aus ökonomischer, kriminologischer, rechtswissenschaftlicher und psychologischer Sicht Analysen der Ursachen von Kriminalität sowie Ansatzpunkte für eine erfolgreiche Kriminalprävention. Die Beiträge des Buches behandeln u.a. die Rolle des europäischen Sozialstaats für das Ziel der Kriminalitätsvermeidung, die Problematik der... more...

  • Psychology, Development and Social Policy in Indiaby

    Springer India 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book shows how a psychological perspective can help formulate social policy and national development in India. It includes discussions across a large spectrum, including micro-issues related to health, education, poverty, and the environment . more...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility - Mythen und Maßnahmenby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    In Zeiten der Globalisierung und Massenproduktion rückt verantwortungsvolle Unternehmensführung immer mehr in das Bewusstsein der Unternehmen. Damit Corporate Social Responsibility in Organisationen nicht als reine PR-Maßnahme angesehen wird, braucht es jedoch zunächst ein tiefes Verständnis, was sich hinter dem Begriff eigentlich verbirgt. Dieses... more...

  • Reducing Disaster: Early Warning Systems For Climate Changeby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00

    Around the world, extreme weather events are becoming increasingly "the new normal" and are expected to increase in the 21st century as a result of climate change. Extreme weather events have devastating impacts on human lives and national economies. This book examines ways to protect people from hazards using early warning systems, and includes contributions... more...

  • Child and Family Advocacyby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 49.99

    This practical reference builds an ethical foundation that defines advocacy as a professional competency, and identifies skills that clinicians and researchers can use in advocating at the local, state, and federal levels. more...